2013 Udall Intern

Kelbie R. Kennedy
Choctaw Nation


Kelbie R. Kennedy
Kelbie RaeAnn Kennedy is a Choctaw from the small community of Buffalo Valley, Oklahoma. Kelbie is currently pursuing a law degree at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. She specializes in both Native American law and international law. Kelbie plans to return home and use her law degree to assist her tribe in spearheading international business partnerships. She believes that tribes can strengthen both their economies and communities, by reaching out and creating business relationships with fellow nations. Kelbie is an active member of the Choctaw community, and assists with youth programs when she is home from law school. She is dedicated to helping preserve Choctaw culture and language for future generations.